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One dead after vehicle collision in Greenville

One person is dead and another is at the hospital after a vehicle crash in Greenville. Greenville Police say the crash happened at approximately 11:50 pm, on Friday night on Allen Road near Teakwood Drive.


Juvenile charged after infant fatally shot in North Carolina

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — A juvenile has been charged after shooting and killing an infant Friday night, The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said. Officials told WTVD that it happened in the 3100 block of Cricket Road at about 7:30 p.m.


Thousands gather in Greenville for KIDSFEST

GRENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - KIDSFEST was this afternoon at the Greenville Convention Center. It was a day of fun activities for the kids, but it was also a way for parents to gather some information.


Nobody won the $625 million Powerball jackpot, but somebody bought a $1 million winning ticket at a North Carolina mini mart

LOWELL, N.C. - The Powerball Jackpot jumped to $750 million overnight Sunday and since then, a $1 million ticket was sold in Gaston County. The ticket was sold at a mini mart in Lowell on McAdenville Road.


One dead, another injured following head-on crash

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A driver was killed during a head-on crash in Greenville Friday night, according to the Greenville Police Department. The crash happened along Allen Road near Teakwood Drive around 11:50 p.m., police said.


Man dies after moped crash in Pitt County

NC Highway Patrol dispatch confirmed to 9 On Your Side that Favian Arias, 62, was driving a moped when he crashed and died early Saturday morning. The crash happened in around 5:50am in Pitt County, along Old River Road near Sandstone Court in Greenville.


North Carolina mom purposely crashes into vehicle carrying her 2 kids amid custody dispute, cops say

A North Carolina woman was charged after she intentionally crashed into another vehicle carrying her two children amid a bitter custody dispute with the toddlers’ father, police said.


Avocado recall: Company recalls fruit shipped to North Carolina due to possible health risk

ESCONDIDO, Calif. — Henry Avocado Corporation is voluntarily recalling avocados sold at retail stores because of potential contamination, the San Diego-based company announced in a news release Saturday.


Supreme Court arguments on Md., N.C. gerrymandering cases will be Tuesday

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear arguments on Tuesday in two high-profile partisan gerrymandering cases, including one involving Maryland's 6th Congressional District. The nation's high court in January announced it would hear the cases, which allege district lines were unconstitutionally drawn


Family Fun in North Carolina’s Outer Banks

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Moped driver killed in early morning crash

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - A man driving a moped crashed and died early Saturday morning in Pitt County, the North Carolina Highway Patrol said. The single-vehicle crash happened along Old River Road near Sandstone Court around 5:52 a.m., troopers said.


ECU students clean up College View neighborhood.

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - Today, a group of East Carolina University students did their part to help clean up the community. About 100 students from multiple organizations on campus gathered on 3rd Street to recieve their street assignments.


Police investigating fatal crash in Greenville

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Police are investigating a fatal accident that happened early Thursday morning. Greenville police say Elizabeth Harper, 68, of Hampton, Virginia was driving west on Arlington Boulevard from Red Banks Road around 4:30 a.m. when she lost control of her car and struck a tree.


PITT COUNTY: Men held under million dollar bonds after $60,000 in coke seized

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Two men have been arrested after deputies in one Eastern Carolina county seized $60,000 worth of cocaine. Pitt County deputies, with the help of the Greene County Sheriff's Office, nabbed Travis Jordan, 39, of Greenville, and Raquel Atkinson, 26, of Farmville.


South Lenoir baseball looks to end skid soon

WASHINGTON | After a fast start, South Lenoir is trying to get back on track. The Blue Devils fell to Washington 5-4 Friday on a walkoff, dropping its third straight after a 3-1 start. South Lenoir defeated Kinston 14-1 in its Eastern Carolina Conference opener on March 12, but fell to Ayden-Grifton


'Dose of reality' drives Tar Heels

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The road that North Carolina hoped to navigate last season in the NCAA Tournament has become the source of endless motivational fuel this time around. The Tar Heels, top-seeded in the Midwest Regional, meet ninth-seeded Washington Sunday at Nationwide Arena in the tournament’s round


Toy and Collectibles Show in Greenville this weekend

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - A variety of collector's items will be on display at the Greenville Toy and Collectibles Show this weekend. Everything from antique toys, old signs, vinyl records to costume jewelry will be featured at the event.


Exceptional Community Baseball League season begins

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) - The Exceptional Community Baseball League (ECBL) had its opening ceremonies this morning at Elm Street Park in Greenville. Each of the teams walked in with their banner held high while hundreds of spectators cheered frm the sides.


Ayden-Grifton softball dominates against Kinston

The Ayden-Grifton softball team couldn’t be stopped on Friday. The Chargers picked up a 28-0 win in four innings over conference foe Kinston. Gray Matthis’ team never had any trouble against the Vikings getting 22 hits as a team. Seven different players had at least two hits for the Chargers.


Pitt Community College spotlighting students who excel

PITT COUNTY, NC (WITN) - Pitt Community College leaders are spotlighting students who excel academically. PCC held an event for students that do well in the classroom. They are students who have obtained high grades throughout courses at the college received awards for their hard work.